In patriarchal societies, women have been occasionally urged by men to stay in the kitchen, with arguments such as that females are better in cooking and are incapable of competing with men within the labour market. Challenging such thoughts, some women chose to transfer homemade cooking from a daily routine for housewives to a real […]
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In early May, I drove down to the Northbrook Public Library for a seminar on family relationships. Going to the library was nothing new to me, as I’ve been time and time again for studying visits and book checkouts. But, this was the first lecture I’ve ever attended at the library. It was free to […]
GREAT MORNING BELOVED!! Memorial Day Sunday Today is the middle of Memorial Day Weekend. Many of us look to it as the opening of summer, even thought that officially starts weeks away. Many others of us think of tourists and all the inconveniences they bring to our towns, roads and beaches. How many of us […]
British craftspeople are benefiting from a rising demand for quality, locally made goods – and online marketplace Folksy is helping to orchestrate the boom.
A Dream of Kinship by Richard CowperGateway/Orion, 2011 (eBook Edition)Originally published by Gollancz, 1981Price I paid: $3.99 They came to destroy! The treacherous Falcons, uniformed in the black leather tunics of the fanatic Secular Arm, descended on Corlay to burn and kill. Commanded by Lord Constant, ruler of the Seven Kingdoms, they were determined to […]
The symphonies of hormones play out in the female body. Just as the encores and the gaps play out in an orchestral piece, the levels of these hormones ebb and swell over a 28 day masterpiece. And yet, instead of getting the ovation it deserves, it is the cause of the showrunner being trampled down […]
Saturday May 25, 2019, just three days and six hours to the exit of the Outgoing Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, the governor’s supporters, royal fathers, scholars, writers, journalists and clergymen, filled up the hall of the Civic Centre situated at Idi Ape, Ibadan, capital of Oyo State.
God’s Revelation because that which is known about God is evident within them, for God made it evident to them. For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes, His eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly seen, being understood through what has been made, so that they are without excuse. (1:19–20) First […]
And so it began… The Saturday morning wasn’t like any other, up early and do the normal cleanup after those damn messy kids, mumbling about why wasn’t this put away, why wasn’t the smelly garbage taken out when asked the dozen times I said. Well, my son thinks due to the way his father reacts […]
As a small child, all the grown ups around me seemed to be very busy and important. They all had tasks that had to be done right now instead of, say, going to the park, or trying to track down the far distant call of the ice cream van. I assumed that one day I […]
Here are my favourite things regarding events, homeware, music, YouTube and an app I enjoyed during this quarter: Events Good Grief, Charlie Brown! exhibition at Somerset House This exhibition took place at Somerset House in London from 25th October 2018 to 3rd March 2019. I saw it on 15th February 2019. As a child, I […]
The earrings are in the shape of tear drops, which is fitting for jewelry crafted not just of gold and emeralds, but from the wounds of war, the pain of loss and the hope for redemption. Many real tears have been shed in the 50 years since the earrings arrived wrapped in anguish and mystery, […]
I’m re-posting a round-up from last year (on my now-obsolete blog A Patch of Earth) about winter reading with my daughter Sky. I wrote quite a few reading round-ups on that blog and had a lot of fun reflecting on the books my daughter especially liked at her current age, because there are SO many […]
This past Friday was the anniversary of an important day in the Methodist world, and so in honor of that, we’re going to begin today with a little bit of Methodist trivia. You might find the answers to some of these questions in your bulletins, or you may have already heard me say them earlier […]
300 to 400+???? Hmmmm..is she talking about push-ups or squats??? My incredible clients know how much I do love both!!!But nope, I haven’t been working on either one very much so I need to get on that. Thank you, Warriors!! I’ll get crackin’ on first managing to do 300 push-ups and squats, in-between hikes. Then […]